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Family trip to Oviedo with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

The capital of Asturias is a great place to spend a vacation with friends or family. Here, at your disposal are numerous attractions, interesting museums, entertainment centers, and beautiful parks - all this will be appreciated by both adults and children. Apart from that, a pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compastela runs through the city, which is great news for all Catholics. Many of them take this chance to introduce their children to the Christian religion and Catholic ethical standards from an early age.
The town was founded yet in the 8th century on the territory of a Roman settlement. This resort is famous for its picturesque beauty, great cuisine and wide choice of entertainments. Oviedo … Open
The first place to be visited with kids is Zoologico El Bosque fascinating all small citizens. Here they can look at a variety of animals living in different climatic zones - kangaroos, raccoons, possums, meerkats, parrots, monkeys, ostriches. The zoo is not big but still very spacious and attractive to visitors of all ages. The animals receive proper care and feel comfortable too.
In the second instance, there are places of interest such as Complejo Deportivo Azcárraga and Piscina Universitaria, where you can swim to your heart's desire. The first complex consists of a swimming pool, a sauna, a jacuzzi and a gym - everything one might need for an active pastime and quality rest. Piscina Universitaria belongs to the University of Oviedo but is open to the general public. Here you can swim in a wonderful pool, and the complex itself is clean and well maintained, which will be appreciated by all family members, from baby to adult. Copyright
Tourists will find numerous restaurants of ethnic cuisine in Oviedo. These eating houses offer plenty of ethnic treats and dainty delicacies. The most sought after eating house specializing … Open
Nearby is Parque de Invierno - a beautiful garden ideal for walking. Unparalleled green landscapes amaze every visitor with their beauty and well-groomed look. The park has several areas for cycling, rollerblading, and picnicking. It is often called the hidden gem of Oviedo. Nearby you can find an entertainment center for the smallest children from 2 to 6 years old. We are talking about Palacio de los Niños where little citizens can enjoy various sports, swimming in bubbles, trampolining, sliding, children's cars and bicycles.
The city has several interesting entertainment centers for the whole family. For example, in Laser Tag Asturias and Astur Paintball, you can have fun playing a team game. Such a pastime is the best way to increase the level of trust relations between all family members. It'd also be interesting to get acquainted with the life of local people in different eras, and for this, the city has the Centro de Interpretacion del Horreo where you can learn a lot of new information about how bread was made in the past. An interesting museum for children is the Museo Arqueológico de Asturias where you can spend the whole day. The museum displays interesting exhibits that open the veil of secrecy over life in different eras - from primitive times to the Middle Ages.
Oviedo is a city of unique traditions which will be of great interest to every tourist and city guest. Annually Oviedo witnesses a bright remarkable fest being the Festival of San Mateo … Open
Another beautiful park is called Campo de San Francisco. It is located in the very heart of the city so all major attractions of the capital of Asturias are just a stone's throw away. Lovely paths with centuries-old trees, a pond with ducks, playgrounds, restaurants and cafes - the park has everything you need to relax in the fresh air. Well, birds inhabiting the park are of the same opinion. Also, it is nice to hide from the heat in the shade of numerous living plants. Take a wonderful walk along Senda Verde Oviedo Fuso de la Reina, a hiking trail offering stunning scenery. The entire route is a few kilometers long, but in case of hiking with kids, it can be shortened.
Oviedo has many interesting restaurants where they serve wonderful desserts. Be sure to take children to some of them so that they can admire the unsurpassed tastes. So, Rialto Bakery is for those wishing to try delicious cakes and cookies, for wonderful cakes, one should go to Bakery Cafe Dos de Azucar, and if your child is a fan of chocolate, Chocolateria Valor will be the right choice for the whole family. Another nice place to have a great time is Duffin Dagels where amazingly delicious cakes and donuts are served.
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Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Oviedo - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Oviedo, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Oviedo for families with children. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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